Government College of Engineering Kannur, being an institution owned and operated by the Government of Kerala, has service to society as its primary objective. Centre for Information, Communication and Educational Technology (CICET) is a Government College of Engineering Kannur initiative for dissemination of the benefits of the latest ICT-enabled technologies to the common public. The mission of the centre is to leverage the expertise and knowhow of its faculty spanning different disciplines for the benefit of the society through research, consultancy, conceptualization and implementation of projects.
CICET, through its intended functions, shall act as a common link between the general public and the government so that the socially beneficial programmes of the government are reaching the intended beneficiaries.
This interdisciplinary centre is headed by a Centre Coordinator who shall be a senior faculty member of the institution. The functions of the Centre include, but are not limited to, the following.
Design and Development of new ICT-enabled teaching methodologies
Application development for effective teaching-learning processes
Content creation, storage and dissemination for educational purposes
Implementation of smart classrooms with cost-effective and efficient communication equipments
Act as a nodal centre for all information on contemporary technologies on agriculture, self employment among others.
Database design, Data collection and Implementation of Data-intensive socially relevant projects
Act as recognized centre for ICT-enabled training activities and for conduct of online
Provide a platform for its students to contribute towards solving the problems of the common people through judicious use of information technology.
The major ongoing projects of CICET are given below.
Creation of a Virtual Interactive Learning Platform for Educational Institutions in Taliparamba Assembly Constituency, Kerala State (Funded by Kerala State IT Mission, Govt. of Kerala: Total project cost- Rs. 300 Lakhs)
Educational Content Creation in Local Dialect ( Under Kannur Classrooms Project- Implemented by Kannur District Administration)